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Viking sword discovery: Hunter finds 1,100-year-old weapon on Norwegian mountain

The incredibly well-preserved Viking sword was found by a reindeer hunter on a remote mountain in Southern Norway.<p>The Glacier Archaeology Program at Oppland County Council was recently notified about the sword, which was found in late August in the high mountains of the Lesja area. “It is a common …

Steles Unearthed at Ancient Egyptian Mining Site

WADI EL-HUDI, EGYPT—Three steles dating to the Middle Kingdom period have been discovered by an American-Egyptian expedition led by Kate Liszka and …

Archaeology

A surprising discovery of a Maya shrine reveals Arrival of “New World Orders”

Researchers are surprised with a new discovery consisting of fragments of an ancient maya shrine which reveals “previously unknown” details on a …

Flashback to Ancient Greece's Brilliant Inventions | GreekReporter.com

An exhibition, entitled “The amazing inventions of the ancient Greeks,” hosting functional replicas of some of the most inventive ancient Greek …

Ancient History

Ruins of 2,200 year-old Berenice Temple unearthed south of Egypt’s Red Sea

By admin<p>CAIRO: Two 3,800 year-old ancient Egyptian wall reliefs and a Greek temple facade were unearthed in the Red Sea port of Berenice, the …

Archaeology

The Ancient Egyptian civilization, thousands of years older than previously thought - Alien UFO Sightings

New Dates for Egypt’s Pharaohs<p>Just when did Egyptian pharaohs such as King Tut and Rameses II rule? Historians have heatedly debated the exact dates. …

Nasa releases incredible close-up colour pictures of Pluto

New images from New Horizons have revealed a mysterious halo around Pluto, along exotic ices flows and glaciers across its surface<p>Incredible close-up colour pictures show Nasa's latest discoveries made by its ambitious New Horizons' mission to Pluto.<p>Releasing a tranche of new images, mission …

'Earth 2.0' found in Nasa Kepler telescope haul

<b>A haul of planets from Nasa's Kepler telescope includes a world sharing many characteristics with Earth.</b><p>Kepler-452b orbits at a very similar distance from its star, though its radius is 60% larger.<p>Mission scientists said they believed it was the most Earth-like planet yet.<p>Such worlds are of …

NASA photos of Earth: Comparing the planet 1972 to 2015

The 1972 "Blue Marble" photo of Earth offered a previously unseen view of the world: A single image of the planet lit by the sun. In an instant, the image became iconic.<p>Since that time, many satellite photos of Earth have been taken in different ways and from different views. Usually, because the …

20 Places Every American Should See Before They Die

From sea to shining sea.<p>Looking for an epic summer road trip idea? Whether you crave culture and history, spectacular natural landscapes, or serious adventure, look to these national parks and small towns.

24 incredible new UNESCO World Heritage Sites

The new additions include well-known tourist attractions like France's Champagne wine region, as well as lesser-known historic gems like Jordan's baptist site.<p>From the 18th-century missions of San Antonio, Texas, to Turkey's ancient city of Ephesus, here are the newest UNESCO World Heritage Sites.

Into the wild: Twelve of the world's most secluded homes

A mysterious cottage isolated from the rest of the world.<p>Every now and then we all dream of living a peaceful and quiet life off the grid. Maybe the …

Mysterious Mountain On Pluto's Moon Has Scientists 'Stumped'

“It looks like somebody just dropped a giant boulder on Charon."<p>A new close-up photo of Charon, one of Pluto's moons, revealed a mysterious feature that has scientists puzzled.<p>The image taken by the New Horizons spacecraft shows what appears to be a massive depression or pit with a mountain rising …

Pluto mission: NASA's New Horizons 'phones home' after blackout

<b>Laurel, Maryland (CNN) —</b> NASA has re-established contact with its New Horizons spacecraft after a planned communications blackout as the probe completes humankind's first flyby of Pluto.<p>Mission managers who were packed into the New Horizons "mission control" room anxiously waiting to hear from the …

Solar System

See The Studio Ghibli Character Who Snuck Into Avengers: Age Of Ultron

When Tony Stark tried to create Ultron in the second <i>Avengers</i> movie, his plan was to create a a series of robots that could police the entire world. …

Anime

Hayao Miyazaki takes on 3DCG anime for the first time with new anime short

Looks like legendary and Academy Award-winning anime director, <b>Hayao Miyazaki</b>, is not quite retired just yet as the <b>Studio Ghibli</b> co-founder will be …

Anime

Julie Watai Creates Provocative Digital Fantasy Worlds Influenced By Manga And Anime

This is the personal blog of Bobby Caputo<br>Traveling Photographer from Queens, NY.<p>Music Lover, Coffee Drinker, Beer Nerd, News Junkie.<br>I post what …

Kodansha Announces "Oh My Goddess!" Author's "Paradise Residence" Plus "Attack on Titan" OVA and Cover by "Walking Dead" Artist

Kodansha Comics announced at this weekend's San Diego Comic Con that they've licensed <i>Paradise Residence</i>, the 2009 manga from <i>Oh My Goddess'</i> Kōsuke …

Two Days to Pluto: Guiding New Horizons to the Solar System’s Ragged Edge (Part 2)

Whether a dwarf planet, plutoid, trans-Neptunian object or Kuiper Belt object, Pluto has emerged from the gloom to reveal her secrets. Image Credit: …

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Piercings

10 very strange things that have happened in just the past few weeks

<b>By Michael Snyder | End of American Dream</b><p>Have you noticed that events have begun to accelerate? Over the past few weeks, things have officially …

Wow! Hubble Telescope Sees Rare 3-Moon Shadow Dance on Jupiter

NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has captured three of Jupiter's moons marching across the huge planet's disc, a stunning sight that happens only once …

Astronomy

NASA craft discovers heart shape on Pluto as flyby nears

The dwarf planet is also dotted with bright points which may be ice caps, and a mysterious dark shape nicknamed "The Whale."<p>"We're at the 'man in the moon' stage of viewing Pluto," said John Spencer of the Southwest Research Institute in Boulder, Colorado.<p>"It's easy to imagine you're seeing …

Ancient Roman frescos 'worthy of Pompeii' found in southern France

Archeologists in Arles have unearthed one of the only full Roman murals ever found outside Italy<p>Archaeologists have unearthed extremely rare ancient Roman frescoes, comparable to those found in the Villa of Mysteries in Pompeii, in the southern city of Arles.<p>The unexpected discovery was made during …

San Diego Comic-Con Day Three's Top Five Stories

SDCC is probably the craziest weekend of the year in terms of comic related news and announcements. We can’t blame you if you just want to curl up in …